Megan Hansen

Megan posted 143 stories to Whidbey News-Times.
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Port to fill new executive assistant position

Port of Coupeville commissioners approved a job description for an “executive assistant,”…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:33pm

WAIF providing shelter to Texas hurricane cats

A group of feline refugees traveled across the country, making it to…

  • Sep 19th, 2017 1:39pm

Mayor to give state of the town address Sept. 19

It’s been a busy year for Town of Coupeville staff, and as…

  • Sep 12th, 2017 2:09pm

AED installations aid in community preparedness

Citizens in Coupeville are more prepared in the event of a cardiac…

  • Sep 5th, 2017 2:12pm

Wharf donation box ravaged by thieves twice

A community group raising money for the Coupeville Wharf is about halfway…

  • Sep 1st, 2017 2:31pm

Port imposing $150 bad boater fee

Commissioners for the Port of Coupeville passed a resolution adopting a $150…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:50pm

Filmmakers scouting locations on ‘magical’ Whidbey

When he was scouting locations for his new project, “Laketown,” Whidbey Island…

  • Aug 18th, 2017 2:50pm

Dock crabbing at Cornet Bay is about to become one-third less fun

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net…

  • Aug 17th, 2017 10:27am

Ecology awards town’s ‘outstanding’ wastewater treatment plant

For the seventh year in a row, Coupeville has been recognized for…

  • Aug 15th, 2017 12:27pm

Town starting competitive 2 percent process

The way Coupeville distributes its 2 percent lodging taxes will now officially…

  • Aug 12th, 2017 1:30am

Schools approve nearly $12 million budget

Coupeville schools passed a nearly $12 million budget, and officials say they…

  • Aug 8th, 2017 12:07pm

Public asked to help develop vision for port

Ideas came in abundance Tuesday from a small group of community members…

  • Aug 4th, 2017 1:31pm

Fort Casey celebrating lighthouse, volunteers Saturday

Fort Casey State Park is inviting the public to celebrate Admiralty Head…

  • Aug 1st, 2017 3:04pm

Best of Whidbey: Aesthetician in business of making clients ‘feel good’

For aesthetician Melissa York, community and relationships are a big part of…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 1:39pm

Land Trust protects forest land off Broadway

Whidbey Camano Land Trust closed on property off Broadway Street and Black…

  • Jul 28th, 2017 1:44pm

Water system unknowns alter town update plans

Due to unknowns with its water system, the Town of Coupeville is…

  • Aug 10th, 2017 10:47am

Oak Harbor retailer focus of racial harassment complaint

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing Big 5 Sporting Goods after…

  • Jul 25th, 2017 1:15pm

Port wants public’s help with comp plan update

Port of Coupeville is asking the public for input as it updates…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 1:22pm

Port director gets $10K benefits hike

After approximately two months on the job, Port of Coupeville Executive Director…

  • Jul 21st, 2017 1:23pm

Field School celebrating 10 years with focus on Pratts

The public has an opportunity to help preserve a bit of Central…

  • Jul 14th, 2017 1:58pm

Lighthouse beacon turning again after 14 years

A piece of history is back in working order at Admiralty Head…

  • Jul 11th, 2017 2:43pm

Town road plan includes overlay projects this year

Town of Coupeville approved its Six Year Transportation Improve-ment plan that highlights…

  • Jul 5th, 2017 1:30am

Lavender on schedule for Blooming Season Concerts

As Sarah Richards looked over her fields Wednesday, just some of her…

  • Jun 30th, 2017 2:00pm

Coupeville schools petition state for additional $400k

Coupeville School District is asking the state superintendent’s office for $400,000 to…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 12:24pm

Lions garage sale this weekend

Unpacking for the annual Coupeville Lions Club Garage Sale is a bit…

  • Jun 27th, 2017 12:31pm

Parks & Rec votes to pull plug on funding for NW aquatic club

North Whidbey Parks and Recreation District Board is pulling the plug on…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:21pm

Whidbey Coffee releases bottled cold brew

Whidbey Coffee unveiled its newest enterprise this week, Beachbomber Cold Brew. “It…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:23pm

College credit program, FFA coming to Coupeville

The staff at Coupeville School District is working this summer to bring…

  • Jun 23rd, 2017 2:20pm

Town looking to open 2 percent fund application process

The application process for 2 percent funds will be more open and…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 12:16pm

Town Council approves new sign code

After months of work and review, Coupeville Town Council last week approved…

  • Jun 20th, 2017 12:17pm

Permits moving along for school grandstand construction

Coupeville Town Council approved a Conditional Use Permit for the school district…

  • Jun 9th, 2017 1:48pm

Town, Lions dedicate renovated kitchen shelter

Members of the community gathered Wednesday to celebrate and dedicate the renovation…

  • Jun 2nd, 2017 3:38pm

Cove Cafe owner’s menu a mix of passion, creativity

For Michele Lynn, opening The Cove Cafe is as much an adventure…

  • May 30th, 2017 12:16pm

Town to resubmit grant for community green

Coupeville Mayor Molly Hughes will modify and resubmit an application for a…

  • May 26th, 2017 1:12pm

North Whidbey Park and Rec levy on August ballot

Commissioners for North Whidbey Park and Recreation District are gearing up to…

  • May 24th, 2017 1:30am

Waterfront association moves into new location

Coupeville Historic Waterfront Association is stretching out in new office space and…

  • May 23rd, 2017 2:07pm

Two join town planning department

Town of Coupeville has two more sets of hands helping move business…

  • May 19th, 2017 1:32pm

Official nearly resigns so girlfriend can get lease

A Port of Coupeville Commissioner nearly resigned Wednesday so his girlfriend could…

  • May 16th, 2017 4:48pm

Town ponders best way to co-exist with deer

Some of Coupeville’s four-legged residents are a bit ornery these days, and…

  • May 5th, 2017 2:27pm

Freeland man selected as next port director

Former Whidbey Telecom employee Chris Michalopoulos was chosen as the next executive…

  • May 2nd, 2017 3:15pm